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See definition of light upon on Dictionary.com
  • as inlocate
  • as instrike
  • as instumble
  • as inbump into
  • as inchance
  • as income across
  • as indiscover
  • as infind

synonyms for light upon

  • detect
  • discover
  • establish
  • pinpoint
  • spot
  • station
  • strike
  • uncover
  • unearth
  • determine
  • hook
  • place
  • position
  • read
  • come across
  • come upon
  • ferret out
  • get at
  • happen upon
  • hit upon
  • lay one's hands on
  • meet with
  • pick up on
  • pin down
  • search out
  • smell out
  • smoke out
  • stumble on
  • track down
  • trip over
  • zero in on
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antonyms for light upon

MOST RELEVANT
  • lose
  • miss
  • overlook
  • pass by
  • displace
  • depart
  • leave
  • move
  • pass up
  • not touch
  • tap
  • offer
  • give
  • fail
  • miss
  • lose
  • let go
  • free
  • surrender
  • misunderstand
  • release
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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    How to use light upon in a sentence

    It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO LIGHT UPON

    • chance upon
    • come across
    • encounter
    • hit
    • light
    • light upon
    • luck
    • meet
    • meet up with
    • run across
    • run into
    • stumble
    • tumble
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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